Bulls turning things around

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. The San Francisco Bulls (6-10-0-2, 14pts) scored three times on the power play to pace a 4-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors (5-9-1-2, 13pts) Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena. The win was the Bulls’ second in a row and third in four games. They snapped an eight-game losing streak and jumped into sixth place in the Western Conference. The Condors fell behind early in the first when the Bulls converted on a power play marker to make it 1-0. At 11:57 Bakersfield responded, this time while shorthanded, when Alex Hudson lit the lamp on a breakaway. Shots were 6-6 after 20 minutes of play. Ryan Annesley notched his first of the season, when his wrister bounced off a San Francisco defender and the post and into the net, about eight minutes into the period. Bakersfield nearly escaped the middle frame with the one-goal lead, but a late power play provided San Francisco with the equalizer.   Dean Ouellet scored with just 10.2 seconds left in the period to make it 2-2. Shots were 16-13 in favor of the Bulls after two. Another power play goal by San Francisco in the third pushed the Bulls back in front 8:33 into the period. The Bulls “D” took care of the rest, surrendering just five Bakersfield shots in the final stanza, and they added an empty netter to seal the win.   San Francisco‚Äôs Thomas Heemskerk earned his fifth of the season, stopping 16 of 18 shots. Scott Greenham took the loss with 22 saves in the effort.   On Friday, the Bulls host the Ontario Reign, while the Condors head to Stockton to take on the Thunder.

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